Descriptionc3p0 version < may be exploited by a billion laughs attack when loading XML configuration due to missing protections against recursive entity expansion when loading configuration.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs927936

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
c3p0 (PTS)jessie0.9.1.2-9vulnerable
jessie (security)
buster, bullseye, sid0.9.1.2-10vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - c3p0 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - c3p0 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - c3p0 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
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